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    Difference between simple, continuous and perfect passive participles?

    1.Surrounded by people, the musicians stood up.

    2.Being surrounded by people, the musicians stood up.

    3.having been surrounded by people, the musicians stood up.



    (A).What are the meanings of the above participle clauses?

    (B)Do all examples sound similar?
    Last edited by Dinusha; 08-Nov-2014 at 17:31.

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    Re: Difference between simple, continuous and perfect passive participles?

    They are all unnatural sentences. Why did the musicians stand up?

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    Re: Difference between simple, continuous and perfect passive participles?

    Is 'The musicians stood up, surrounded by thunderous applause.' correct? http://www.grammaring.com/participle-clauses
    Last edited by Dinusha; 08-Nov-2014 at 19:50.

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